Santa Pola salt-pans IBA

Location:Spain
Area:6,168 acres (2,496 hectares)
IBA Criteria:A1, A4i, B1i, B2, B3, C1, C2, C3, C6
Website:View website
Climate:View Climate Data
Köppen climate classification:BSk (Climate: arid; Precipitation: steppe; Temperature: cold arid)
Land Use:View Land Use Data

Species

Name IBA Criteria  Website 
Ardea purpurea (Purple Heron)C6
Ardeola ralloides (Squacco Heron)B2
Charadrius alexandrinus (Snowy Plover)A4i, B1i, B2, C3
Chlidonias hybrida (Whiskered Tern)B1i, B2, C2, C6
Marmaronetta angustirostris (Marbled Duck)A1, A4i, B1i, B2, C1, C2, C6
Netta rufina (Red-crested Pochard)A4i, B1i, B2, C3
Nycticorax nycticorax (Black-crowned Night-Heron)C6
Recurvirostra avosetta (Pied Avocet)A4i, B1i, B2, C2
Sterna hirundo (Common Tern)C6
Sternula albifrons (Little Tern)B1i, B2, C2, C6

Range Map


Important Bird Area provided by BirdLife International (2010) Important Bird Areas. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/12/2010
Köppen climate classification provided by Kottek, M., J. Grieser, C. Beck, B. Rudolf, and F. Rubel, 2006: World Map of Köppen-Geiger Climate Classification updated. Meteorol. Z., 15, 259-263